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Tips for Fiction Writers: How to Hook a Reader

  What's the hardest part of mastering effective writing? Learning how to hook your reader. If you want readers to pay attention to what you have to say, you have [...]

Tips for Fiction Writers: How to Hook a Reader 2017-11-11T20:59:36+00:00

Semicolons and How to Use Them

Semicolons are the horn-rimmed glasses of grammar: they’re just obscure enough to seem elite, but popular enough that they’re often misused. And, as with horn-rimmed glasses, the correct or incorrect [...]

Semicolons and How to Use Them 2017-11-11T20:59:38+00:00

Ten Famous Books Rejected By Publishers

Getting a book published isn’t easy. Even many famous and bestselling novels have faced rejection—some over and over—before finally getting the recognition that, with hindsight, we can say they deserved. [...]

Ten Famous Books Rejected By Publishers 2017-11-11T20:59:39+00:00

A Draft Is Not a Book

  Unless you’re Allen Ginsberg, “first thought [fusion_builder_container hundred_percent="yes" overflow="visible"][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type="1_1" background_position="left top" background_color="" border_size="" border_color="" border_style="solid" spacing="yes" background_image="" background_repeat="no-repeat" padding="" margin_top="0px" margin_bottom="0px" class="" id="" animation_type="" animation_speed="0.3" animation_direction="left" hide_on_mobile="no" center_content="no" [...]

A Draft Is Not a Book 2017-11-11T20:59:39+00:00